Author Archives: hogie2005

Successful People vs. Unsuccessful People

Successful People Give other people credit for their victories. Compliment Embrace change Forgive others Keep a “to be” list Read everyday Accept responsibility Operate from a transformational perspective Exude joy Have a sense of gratitude Share information and data Continuously … Continue reading

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9 Rules of Combat for Everyday Life

By combining military principles with everyday life, I find that it is easier to keep myself disciplined in both arenas. The military application of the following nine rules are evident. How they apply to civilian life, whether it be family … Continue reading

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The Armed Forces Officer 2017 Edition

While the 2017 version is not as entertaining as the 1950 version, there are still numerous reminders found within The Armed Forces Officer manual published by the National Defense University Press. It is interesting and a little disheartening to me … Continue reading

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Glover Johns Leadership Lessons

I stumbled across the leadership lessons from Col. Glover Johns while listening to the Jocko Podcast. Lately I have found myself making more and more lists to remind me of the principles I need to use while making decisions. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Following the Difficult Path

“It is far more likely that a given individual has just decided to reject the path upward, because of its difficulty. Perhaps that should even be your default assumption, when faced with such a situation. That’s too harsh, you think. … Continue reading

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“He whose life has a why can bear almost any how.” -Nietzsche

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Order and Chaos

More to follow but I have begun to see how everything in our “Being” can be ordered into Order and Chaos. Order is the know, Chaos is the unknown. The following is an excerpt from Jordan Peterson’s “12 Rules for … Continue reading

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